The ideal candidate will apply professional psychiatric nursing care principles and practices in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric patients; Communicate with and gain the cooperation of patients; Keep accurate written charts and records of patient activities and progress; Conduct psycho-social assessments of individuals; Establish psychiatric diagnosis and evaluate diagnostic tests. In addition, the psychiatric nurse practitioner will formulate treatment plans and manage follow-up care for all clients; Learn and comply with laws, rules, regulations, protocols, and procedures; Use professional judgment to determine and apply appropriate intervention techniques with patients in crisis; Conduct and review reports of interviews of patients to evaluate their condition and determine the circumstances causing them to require mental health treatment services; Conduct and assist in formal and informal individual and group counseling; Communicate effectively orally and in writing, with patients, their families, facility and clinic personnel, and others; Maintain patient confidentiality.
WHO WE ARE
Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.
WHAT WE OFFER
An exceptional benefit package that may include: Medical/Dental/Vision/403(b) retirement plan and Life Insurance (dependent on scheduled hours); Competitive vacation pay.
HOW TO APPLY
To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.
$67.57-$87.99/hour based on experience and education; Exempt; Not eligible for Overtime.
*Eligible for Sign-on Bonus.
Current R.N. license in the state of California required. Nurse Practitioner certification by the California Board of Registered Nursing (board certified psychiatric or family nurse practitioner. Graduate of an Accredited School of Nurse Practitioner Program (MSN or DNP) required.
Three (3) years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a Psychiatric setting required. National Certification by recognized board-American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) OR American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) required. Furnishing privileges and DEA License with the California Board of Registered Nursing required. BLS Certification required. Demonstrated knowledge of psychiatric illnesses including addictions.
Valid California driver's license; Auto in safe operating condition; Auto liability insurance; Good driving record; Criminal record clearance; Proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will:
Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; write and communicate in English; enter data on a computer screen; read documents being word-processed, etc.; answer phones and communicate with staff, residents and agency visitors; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs.
Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.
This job description is intended to have an accurate reflection of the qualifications and job duties, current management reserves the right to revise the job at any given time when circumstances change. This job description replaces all previous description for this position.
INTERIM, INC. is an equal opportunity employer.
INTERIM, INC. is guided by the precept that in no aspect of its programs, services or employment shall discrimination or harassment be permitted because of sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, age, creed, religion, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law. To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, reasonable accommodations are made for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability, unless hardship, direct threat to health or safety, or other job-related consideration exists. Individuals who feel that they have been unlawfully discriminated against because of membership in one of the protected classes should contact the following: Director of Human Resources, Interim, Inc., PO Box 3222, Monterey, CA 93942. (831) 649-4522.